Patient Handling and Movement Assessments: A White Paper
Cohen MH, et al. | Facility Guidelines Institute | 2010

Commonly referred to as PHAMA, this white paper serves as a guideline for facilities on patient handling and movement. This guide also serves as a 'how-to' for facilities that are engaging in new construction or redesign. The guideline is a requirement for participants to conduct a patient handling and movement assessment in order to best design a physical space that will be conducive to patient and caregiver safety.

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  • Care Settings: All Care Settings
  • Clinical Focus: Early Mobility
  • Content Type: Whitepapers
  • Reference: Cohen MH, Nelson GG, Green DA, Leib R et al. Patient Handling and Movement Assessments:Aa White Paper. Dallas, TX: The Facility Guidelines Institute; 2010.